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The UK blames Iran for this summer's cyberattack against parliament The UK blames Iran for this summer's cyberattack against parliament
- October 15, 2017

Investigators have traced the source of the attack to the Tehran regime, according to reports. During the 12-hour attack, a computer program bombarded parliamentary email accounts. "And it's a warning to everybody, whether they are in parliament or elsewhere, that they need to do everything possible to maintain their own cybersecurity". (more...)
NFL, NFLPA release joint statement on national anthem policy NFL, NFLPA release joint statement on national anthem policy
- October 14, 2017

Before we all get sucked into this alternative universe in which the formerly magnanimous and gracious National Football League owners have suddenly become vengeful overlords just to please their totalitarian president and oppress their players, let us remember that this is the same outfit that invented the 15-yard penalty for "excessive celebration"? On Wednesday, the league said it is working hard to "move from protest to progress". (more...)
Trucker helps woman thwart would-be carjacker at gas station Trucker helps woman thwart would-be carjacker at gas station
- October 14, 2017

The woman who was pumping gas was not hurt. "It looked like he was walking into the station". In the first video, which has been seen over 73,000 times, a man wearing a black hat walks up to vehicle at a gas station and climbs into the driver's side. (more...)
Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) Shares Sold by Chesley Taft & Associates LLC Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) Shares Sold by Chesley Taft & Associates LLC
- October 14, 2017

About 1.20M shares traded. WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) has risen 17.28% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Coca-cola European Partners Plc (NYSE:CCE) had a decrease of 18.17% in short interest. On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform". As per Wednesday, July 12, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Minnesota Joins Lawsuit Over Health Insurance Payments Minnesota Joins Lawsuit Over Health Insurance Payments
- October 14, 2017

The Dayton administration and Minnesota's Democrats in Congress are fighting that decision. Cost-sharing reduction subsidies are created to cover part of the cost of medical care for lower-income policyholders. CSR payments [42 U.S. Code ยง 18071 text] seek to reduce the out-of-pocket expenses, including deductibles and co-payments, paid by those making less than 250% of the federal poverty line by making payments directly to insurance providers on the insured's behalf. (more...)
Police investigate armed robbery in Wilson Police investigate armed robbery in Wilson
- October 14, 2017

Spokane Police set up a perimeter, but weren't able to locate the suspects. "The accused who fled on foot was located and taken into custody approximately an hour later in a wooded area behind the rest area in Madison ", said police. Police could not find the second suspect, Carlos Serrano Jr. State Police Troop F was assisted by personnel from Troop E, Troop A, the State Police Aviation Unit and officers from the Clinton, Guilford and Madison police departments. (more...)
Two injured in Indian ceasefire violation along LoC Two injured in Indian ceasefire violation along LoC
- October 14, 2017

Earlier on Thursday, an army soldier and a civilian porter were killed and five soldiers and another porter were injured in the firing by Pakistan in the same area. On October 2, two minors had died and 12 civilians were injured in cross-border shelling. Senior officials of Pakistan's military and foreign ministry briefed the Head of Missions of Permanent Members of UN Security Council about the "recent escalation of ceasefire violations by India on the LoC and Working Boundary", the ... (more...)
ADDAMS FAMILY Returns As Animated Film
- October 14, 2017

MGM has always been developing an Addams Family animated movie, but there hasn't been much (if any) movement on the project in recent years. This inspired the popular TV series starring John Astin and Carolyn Jones , which ran from 1964 to 1966 - at nearly the exact same time as that other spooky sitcom 'The Munsters'. (more...)
US Military Sends War Ship to North Korea Region Amid Missile Threats US Military Sends War Ship to North Korea Region Amid Missile Threats
- October 14, 2017

Much of the fish that ends up dinner tables in the USA is exported from China but is processed by North Korean workers outsourced by Kim Jong-un's government which then pockets up to 70 per cent of their pay. The nuclear submarine USS Michigan has already arrived in the South Korean port of Busan, according to the Yonhap agency, after two U.S. supersonic heavy bombers flew over the peninsula earlier this week. (more...)
Perez seizes lead at CIMB Classic Perez seizes lead at CIMB Classic
- October 14, 2017

American Pat Perez claimed the lead in the CIMB Classic with a seven under par round of 65 despite delays for bad weather in Kuala Lumpur . Perez raced out with an outward 33 and continued his birdie blitz on holes 10 and 12 after the turn. (more...)
Blast rocks Somalia capital; police say 20 dead Blast rocks Somalia capital; police say 20 dead
- October 14, 2017

At least 20 people have reportedly killed and more than a dozen injured, according to police. Seven people have been killed and at least 10 others wounded in a auto bomb blast near a key intersection in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu , officials and witnesses said. (more...)
Gun attack in Kenyan school kills 7 Gun attack in Kenyan school kills 7
- October 14, 2017

The unprecedented incident is said to have taken place in the wee hours of Saturday morning where the suspects shot and killed 7 students while 17 others sustained bullet wounds. Kenya Red Cross said it had evacuated some of the injured by plane to the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret for emergency treatment. In a statement, the President says he is saddened by the death of young innocent lives lost at Lokichogio High School adding that his thoughts and prayers are with the ... (more...)
Hurricane Ophelia heads toward Azores, Ireland Hurricane Ophelia heads toward Azores, Ireland
- October 14, 2017

Status Red and Orange Warnings have been issued by the State forecaster as Ophelia heads towards Ireland. The vast majority of the country will be forced to batten down the hatches early next week as Ireland will be hit with a major storm which is likely to cause some damage. (more...)
Mail Carrier Still Making His Rounds Despite Wildfire Destroying Most of Neighborhood Mail Carrier Still Making His Rounds Despite Wildfire Destroying Most of Neighborhood
- October 14, 2017

The San Jose Mercury News reported that the USPS was honoring the requests of a few customers who asked for their mail to be left in their mailboxes because they were being allowed back in the area to get some personal items. "Never seen anything like it before", Thron stated. "But then I got a little closer and saw he was delivering mail". Postal Service San Francisco District Manager Noemi Luna said in a statement that the work of the postal worker "is an example of the longstanding ... (more...)
Cargo Plane Crashes in Sea Off Ivory Coast After Takeoff Cargo Plane Crashes in Sea Off Ivory Coast After Takeoff
- October 14, 2017

Six others were believed to have been injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which police said had 10 people on board. He didn't know how many people had been on the plane. Rescue workers carried away what appeared to be a corpse in a yellow bag. According to Reuters , it was a propeller-engine cargo plane. The plane was reportedly carrying freight for the French Army and went down in the Atlantic ocean soon after take off from the global airport in the capital. (more...)
India 100th among 119 on global hunger index,trails N Korea,B'desh
- October 14, 2017

An increase in GHI indicates the worsening of a country's hunger situation. Even among immediate neighbours, while Pakistan lags behind India with a 106th ranking, the other important neighbours rank much better than India - Bangladesh 88th, Sri Lanka 84th, Myanmar 77th, Nepal 72nd. (more...)
Analyst Earnings Estimates Scan: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)
- October 14, 2017

The Corporate segment consists of private sector business clients in the United States based on employee size between Medium/Large customers, which primarily includes organizations with more than 100 employees, and Small Business customers, which primarily includes organizations with up to 100 employees. (more...)
Backed Forces In Syria Say 'Final' Battle For Raqqa Is On Backed Forces In Syria Say 'Final' Battle For Raqqa Is On
- October 14, 2017

There was speculation that Syrian fighters would be allowed safe passage along with their families and injured. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurds, say jihadists are still putting up resistance in a number of neighbourhoods in their one-time stronghold and the fighting could take hours or days. (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shares stage with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Prime Minister Narendra Modi shares stage with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
- October 14, 2017

He heads to Mokama where he will lay the foundation stone for four sewage treatment projects worth Rs 738 crore under the Namami Gange programme. The Prime Minister said that for two years he heard arguments for and against granting more autonomy to Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and then a big decision was taken. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11: Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta become friends? Bigg Boss 11: Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta become friends?
- October 14, 2017

Vikas Gupta becomes the first captain of the Bigg Boss season 11. Vikas tries to calm Shilpa and Arshi. Also, another surprising change in the relationships inside the house will be between Vikas and Shilpa Shinde. Soon the focus shifts from Shilpa and Vikas to Arshi and Shilpa , who exchange allegations for not keeping the house clean. At one point of time, Sapna seemed desperate for a fist fight with Arshi. (more...)
Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear test site - USGS
- October 14, 2017

The US navy said on Friday that a US aircraft carrier will lead the drill in the coming week, a fresh show of force against North Korea as tensions soar over the hermit state's weapons programme. North Korea has systematically cheated or shredded every single agreement they have reached with the United States and its regional allies. Trump ominously warned Pyongyang in his debut speech before the United Nations General Assembly on September 19 that the USA would obliterate the secretive ... (more...)
Gauri Lankesh murder: Cops rule out professional angle, release sketches of suspects Gauri Lankesh murder: Cops rule out professional angle, release sketches of suspects
- October 14, 2017

Summary: ANI TwitterBengaluru: Officers of a Special Investigation Team probing the murder of journalist- activists Gauri Lankesh has on Saturday released three sketches of the suspected killers and seek public help. We are looking at all angles and the only thing we are ruling out is a professional rivalry. "However, two of the sketches are similar because they are made by two artists based on different eyewitness accounts", he added. (more...)
Freed Taliban hostage family on way home to Canada via London Freed Taliban hostage family on way home to Canada via London
- October 14, 2017

Their three children were born while the pair was in captivity. "He wants to be home", the father told CNN from his home in Canada . Pakistani troops rescued the family in the northwest of the country, near the Afghan border, this week. (more...)
Some Walt Disney World resorts are becoming pet-friendly Some Walt Disney World resorts are becoming pet-friendly
- October 14, 2017

Starting Sunday, October 15th, dog-lovers will be able to bring their favorite pooch at four of the hotels at the Walt Disney World Resorts in Orlando, Florida. For additional fees, Disney World's on-property facility called Best Friends offers other pet-care services, including day care. Disney says dogs staying in guests rooms must be well-behaved, properly vaccinated and leashed in the resorts' public areas. (more...)
Troops kill 2 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight Troops kill 2 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight
- October 14, 2017

Besides Wasim Shah, the other terrorist killed in the encounter was identified as Naseer Mir, he added. "Shah was a dreaded militant involved in a number of attacks, " Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Range, Muneer Khan told HT. While Mir, native of Pulwama's Litter village, was a category C terrorist. A guerrilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in Indian-controlled Kashmir since 1989. (more...)

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